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Why French Kids Eat Everything

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

So what's the secret? Why are these French kids so cooperative at the table? Why DO they eat everything?

Vive La France! 28 Recipes For Bastille Day

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Every July 14, Bastille Day is celebrated in France and around the world. Known as La Fête Nationale, the holiday commemorates the storming of the Fr...

Eating the Enlightenment: What 1700s Paris Can Teach Us About Today's Food Debates

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Fabio Parasecoli

In Eating the Enlightenment: Food and Science in Paris, E.C. Spary explores 18th century French cultural dynamics that remind us of the way contemporary consumers in post-industrial societies decide what and how to eat, especially those who can afford to make expensive choices.

WATCH: Giving French Fries The Respect They Deserve

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Of France's numerous contributions to society, French fries just may be the best. Sure, France gave us the Statue of Liberty and Chanel, but can you d...

3 Dishes to Try in Dordogne

Discover France Adventures | Posted 09.02.2012 | Food
Discover France Adventures

Named after the river that runs through it and also known as Perigord, Dordogne is particularly known for the delectable and unique cuisine that is prepared there.

PHOTOS: Two New Dining Discoveries In Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A look at new (and classic) restaurants in Paris, including some unexpected finds!

The Daily Meal's 20 Best Restaurants In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.25.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

What factors make any given restaurant that much better than another? In a country with so many great eating places to choose from, seeking out the be...

Cookbook Author Béatrice Peltre on Joy of Cooking Gluten-Free

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

I generally like French food more than gluten-free, but that's not saying much. So imagine my surprise when I fell head over heels for a new French gluten-free cookbook.

Eating And The Law In France: In The News

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.18.2012 | Food
Jamie Schler

Anyone who has paid attention to the news here in France during the past year has seen the articles and the investigative features on television exposing the shocking practice of restaurants all over the country.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Food
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

American Chefs Show Paris Who's Boss

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 12.28.2011 | Food

PARIS -- Paris, once regarded as the gastronomical center of the world, is looking to a cadre of young chefs from a country derided for its love of pr...

Baked Chocolate Tartlets With Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

Jamie Schler | Posted 12.11.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. It is the best friend of those engaged in l...

France Bans Ketchup In Schools

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.06.2011 | Food

Mayonnaise is still on the menu, but hold the ketchup. This week, French elementary schools have introduced new dietary guidelines, including limiting...

French Meal as National Treasure

Rozanne Gold | Posted 11.19.2011 | Food
Rozanne Gold

Something's in the air. Perhaps a whiff of French cooking. This month's Food & Wine magazine is devoted to new French Classics and the New York Times' food section featured the cookbook from members of the French National Assembly.

The Summer Barbecue, French Style

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.16.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

Yes, the typical French barbecue is pretty much a replica of a sophisticated indoor dinner party, simply moved out onto the patio.

Jacques Pepin's Illustrious Culinary Career

AP | By MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 10.03.2011 | Food

MADISON, Conn. -- Back in the woods, behind the kitchen, French and American flags fly over Jacques Pepin's petanque court. He launches his heavy, met...

Summer In France: Roasted Cherry Tomato, Feta & Arugula Quiches

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.01.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

It has been raining relentlessly across Europe and the summer has been no summer at all. We step outside, jackets thrown over our sweaters, umbrel...

The Top Paris Restaurants Open in August 2011

TravelSort | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

While summer is a popular time to visit Paris, many of the most noteworthy and popular restaurants tend to close for all or part of August. This can be quite a challenge if you're hoping to sample delicious bistro food or haute cuisine.

Bastille Day 2011: 10 French Things To Do Today in LA

| Lien Ta | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

On July 14th, the defiant French stormed the Bastille, and it marked the beginning of the end of the French Revolution. 222 years later, we honor the ...

PHOTOS Happy Bastille Day: Busting 10 Myths About Paris And Parisians

Olivier Magny | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Olivier Magny

As a person who was born and raised in Paris, I've always felt trapped between two visions of Paris and Parisians.

14 French Beauties for Bastille Day

Food52 | Posted 09.12.2011 | Food
Food52

Vive la France! Whether it's a picnic that has you wishing you were gazing up at the Eiffel Tower or a summer supper à la provençal, toast la Répub...

Authentic Bouillabaisse on Bastille Day at South Coast Plaza

Jay Weston | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Bouillabaisse is the traditional Provençal fish soup originated in the port city of Marseille, a hearty and delicious dinner. Marché Moderne in South Coast Plaza will be serving an authentic bouillabaisse for five nights, from July 13th to 17th.

Restaurant Gives Back Michelin Star, Citing High Costs

Posted 08.22.2011 | Food

In France, Michelin is king. Ambitious chefs slave away as stagieres in three-star kitchens for years in the hopes of learning what it takes to gain s...

Paris: Life & Luxury Exhibit at Getty Museum Displays Wonderful World of Excess

Jay Weston | Posted 08.09.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have always been transfigured by the prospect of visiting Paris circa 1750, and by the magic of The J. Paul Getty Museum , I was transported back to that unique Paris period on Saturday evening.

The Continental Divide On Food Trends & A Recipe For Far Breton

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.09.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

The longer I live in Europe, the more I am aware that whereas Americans view food and cooking as a lifestyle choice, food and cooking in Europe is just a way of life.